Tag Archives: Cynthia Briggs

Tips for Cooking with Eggs

With Easter just around the corner, my thoughts, of course, turned to the Easter Bunny, and eggs! Below are a few egg-cooking tips I’ve learned through the years. I’ve also included a link for my favorite Baked Egg recipe, which … Continue reading

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Homemade Dill Pickles

It was nearly 50 summers ago, when I first tested my dill pickle making skill using my Aunt Jo’s recipe. I was a bit edgy about how the pickles would turn out after warnings from my family that if I … Continue reading

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Tip for Perfect Butter

Run a cheese plane or a vegetable peeler across cold butter for thin, quick-melting ribbons of butter; perfect for toast or bagel when the butter is too hard to spread.

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Almond Butter Toffee

Made from scratch at home, there’s nothing that compares to homemade Almond Butter Toffee. I’ve had this recipe for many, many years and I can’t recall from where it originated. I used to make it every holiday season when my … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Danish Butter Cookies

Too many Danish Butter Cookies? Freeze them to use later as cookie crumb topping, crusts, coatings, etc.  You can also dip them in melted white chocolate and top with sprinkles as shown above.

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